Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 27-28, 2017

CW Summit Dubai 2017

COUNTDOWN TO THE EVENT

 

WELCOME TO CW GROUP’S CEMENT FINANCE, STRATEGY & TRADE SUMMIT DUBAI 2017

 
 
 
 
 

The 2017 edition of CW Group’s Cement Finance, Strategy & Trade Summit Dubai executive meeting brings a unique interactive discussion format for the senior executives in the cement sector, covering key burning topics on cement strategy, finance and trade in a multi-client consulting setting. 

CW Group’s analysts and consultants will share their latest strategic, market and organizational research, joined by hand-picked external speakers, to highlight the opportunities and challenges facing the industry’s leadership, including views on management, strategic, M&A, cost structure, organizational and other trends and considerations. The conference will be packed with multiple networking opportunities among regional and international guests.

Important visa and travel Information: Obtaining a necessary visa is the responsibility of the delegate, check with your local embassy and if you are required to obtain a visa, please allow enough time for your application to be processed before you travel. Please also note that hotel accommodation is not provided.

WHY
ATTEND?

  • Interact with CW: Gain first hand access to senior CW consultants and analysts
  • Receive Data: Leave with systematic information
  • Obtain Insights: Obtain the latest industry data and statistics from the CW Research team
  • Discuss not just presentations, but review actual data in a multi-client consulting setting.
  • Personal Discussions: Meet in a small group with key decision makers in the American cement industry.
  • Relevant Topics: Address topics that will tackle the most pressing issues affecting your day-to-day operations
  • The meeting is hosted by CW Group’s Managing Director, joined by several of the team’s cement sector analysts, providing a unique opportunity to meet and discuss materials first-hand with the CW consulting and research team

WHO SHOULD
ATTEND?

  • Leaders of cement companies that need real business information and data for their annual planning
  • CFOs and financial teams that plan and analyze their companies’ direction, cost competitiveness and investment priorities
  • Cement traders and exporters that need to understand the latest trends in the region
  • Strategists and planners who seek to understand the latest opportunities, competitive and market dynamics
  • Shippers and cargo carriers that move cement, clinker, slag and fuels in and out of the region
  • Technologists and solution providers that enable the trade, operation and strategies of cement companies

SPEAKERS

 
 
 
 
 

PROGRAM

 
 
 
 
 

DAY 1 PROGRAM

Wednesday, September 27

Registration

8:15AM - 9:15AM

Welcome and Introductions

9:15AM - 9:30AM

Session 1: International overview

• Global market outlook and projections: markets presenting new opportunities: Africa & Middle East highlights
• Capacity expansions across the Middle East: what does it imply for the future supply-demand balance

9:30AM - 11:00AM

Coffee Break

11:00AM - 11:30AM

Session 2:Trade – challenges and opportunities

• Current and future flows :impact of regulatory changes and trade barriers
• Adapting pricing strategies to fluctuant markets
• Opportunities for Iran cement exports : still a viable source for Middle East & Africa?
• Petcoke trading- outlook and opportunities for cement

11:30AM - 13:00PM

Lunch

13:00PM - 14:00PM

Session 3: Investment and Finance

• Opportunities and challenges for specialty products: white and oil well cements
• Financial performance: margins, operating excellence; best practices
• Regional opportunities for production costs savings

14:00PM - 15:30PM

Coffee Break

15:30PM - 16:00PM

Session 4: Logistics

• Overview of bulk shipping and outlook – cement, fly ash, coal and petcoke
• Port logistics, storage, operations
• Shipping logistics & handling in the Middle East and Africa
• UAE: the main logistic hub of Asia

16:00PM - 17:30PM

Cocktail & Netwoking

17:30PM - 18:30PM

DAY 2 PROGRAM

Thursday, September 28

Welcome back & recap

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Session 1: Energy management

• The effects of the failing oil prices on the global cement industry with focus on oil exporting markets
• Coal and natural gas sourcing in Africa: impact on production costs
• Reducing cement-clinker ratio by using cementitious materials: slag, fly ash, pozzolana

9:30AM - 10:30AM

Cofee Break

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Session 2 Environmental considerations for Middle Eastern and African Cement Markets

• Emerging Green legislation
• Waste management
• Renewable energy
• Panel discussion – what lies beyond the horizon? Opportunities for cement projects

11:00AM - 12:00PM
 

REGISTRATION

Important visa and travel information: Obtaining a necessary visa is the responsibility of the delegate, check with your local embassy and if you are required to obtain a visa, please allow enough time for your application to be processed before you travel. Please also note that travel expenses and hotel accommodation are not included in the registration fee.

 

For those delegates traveling from abroad requesting a Letter of Invitation please send your request to sales@gmiforum.com.

 

Please e-mail sales@gmiforum.com for more information. Click here to download the Registration Form.

 

For more information, click here to access our local contact.

PAST PARTICIPATING COMPANIES

 
 
 
 
 
ProTrade Company
Atbara Cement Company
Regal Mining
Atlas Experts Shipping
Sinoway Carbon
Bulk Commodities
Farasat Gostar Hoor
CEM Asia Trading DMCC
Black Rock Cement
Çimsa Çimento
Holcim Trading
Creole Commodities
F.G. Hoor
Interkarbon
JK Cement Works
International Shipping and Logistics Dubai
Kerman Momtazan Cement
KHD Humboldt Wedag
MEBPC Cairo
Lafarge Emirates Cement
Al Badia Cement (JSC)
MEBPC & RGS Egypt
MIDSHIP Dubai
Racotis for Shipping
Sinai Cement
Yanbu Cement